Up into the Yukon – the Cassiar Highway

Once we left Revelstoke and all trails in the Glacier National Park were still closed we made our way to Lake Louise. The winter dominated the Rocky Mountains, too, so we didn’t really had something to do there. So we drove up the Icefields Parkway, a street that I will…

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Joffre Lakes – Thaw

The last hike before our big jump to Revelstoke was at the Joffre Lakes. The Joffre Lakes lay on a pass between Pemberton and Lillooet. The count three lakes that formed in a glacier valley. The way up lasts around 1,5 hours. We experienced a beautiful bright and sunny day…

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Keyhole Hotsprings – Bear Visit

As we already did two awesome hikes in the last days some recreation was on our bucket list. What is more perfect for that than hot springs? Close to the village Pemberton, which is the end of the Sea to Sky Highway, are the Keyhole Hotsprings. Indeed you first have…

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Garibaldi Lake – Fight with the masses of snow

The next stop on our list after we hiked the Stawamus Chief two days ago and had a planning day in between was the hike up to Garibaldi Lake. The Garibaldi Lake lays in the Garibaldi Provincial Park between Squamish and Whistler on an elevation of 1484 meters. Usually, it…

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Sea to Sky Highway – the Stawamus Chief

The Stawamus Chief is a must-do-hike when you drive up the Highway 99 towards Whistler, which is also called the Sea to Sky Highway. Shortly before Squamish, the big granite block elevates on the right hand of the highway. You can go up on all three peaks of the Stawamus…

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Vancouver Island – Backcountry Camping

Once we were cured of the exertions of the rainy date of departure on Vargas Island, all the clothes were washed in a wash saloon and we took one of the really cold beach showers we craved for some more relaxed activities. We decided to drive to a Recreation Area…

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Vargas Island – Adventure in the wilderness

Canada, you definitely got me under your charm now! To link to the other four Germans was such a lucky shot. We found our paradise on that island. The first day we got brought to the east side of the island by a Tofino-Water-Taxi. At first, we were a little…

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Vancouver Island – Pacific Rim National Park and Tofino

Tofino. Only the name somehow sounds like a lovely place. And if the weather is good Tofino and the Pacific Rim National Park are really nice places. It is truly wonderful here. On our arrival day, we really had luck with the weather. During the whole journey to the west…

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Vancouver – Preparations for the road trip

Slowly Vancouver develops to bother me. The city is beautiful and offers a lot of opportunities, but many of them I already experienced and slowly I crave for less hustle and bustle and especially for less high expenses. It took me two weeks to get a car, getting it fit…

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Vancouver – where it all begins

With this post, I’m reporting the first time from Canada! Yeah, I made it! The start of my adventure was successful. I don’t wanna bother you with any formalities I had to do at the beginning of my stay as a Work-and-Traveller but rather present you the benefits of Vancouver…

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